Naïo receives Gold Award for autonomous robot Oz

20-05 | |
Photo: Naïo Technologies
Photo: Naïo Technologies

The German Innovation Awards 2021 organisation awarded Oz, the agricultural robot from Naïo Technologies, with the Gold Award.

The German Innovation Awards honour products and solutions across sectors, which differ from previous solutions mainly by being user-centred and offering added value.

The jury is made up of independent, interdisciplinary experts from industry, science, institutions and finance. The entries are evaluated based on the criteria: level of innovation, user benefits and efficiency. The innovation strategy should take into account aspects such as social, ecological and economical sustainability and the use of energy and resources.

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Thanks to its new 2020’s guidance system based on RTK GPS, farmers can conduct very precise operations, like mechanical weeding between 2 to 5 cm from the crop row. - Photo: Naïo Technologies

Thanks to its new 2020’s guidance system based on RTK GPS, farmers can conduct very precise operations, like mechanical weeding between 2 to 5 cm from the crop row. – Photo: Naïo Technologies

Field robot Oz is 100% electric

Oz assists farmers in daily activities like weeding, transporting, sowing, hoeing etc. “CE certified, easy to use, 100% electric and precise, Oz already convinced 150 farmers, market gardeners and other specialized crops producers around the world,” says manufacturer Naïo Technologies.

RTK GPS

Thanks to its new 2020’s guidance system based on RTK GPS, farmers can conduct very precise operations, like mechanical weeding between 2 to 5 cm from the crop row, avoiding the use of herbicids and reducing soil compaction.

According to Naïo, this new RTK version allows them to cover a wide set of operations: tillage, harrowing, hoeing, making furrows, sowing, planting, weeding, ridging or transporting.

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Oz can be used for tillage, harrowing, hoeing, making furrows, sowing, planting, weeding, ridging or transporting. - Photo: Naïo Technologies

Oz can be used for tillage, harrowing, hoeing, making furrows, sowing, planting, weeding, ridging or transporting. – Photo: Naïo Technologies

Fast growing German market

Naïo Technologies’ robots are now operating in many international countries and its position on the German market is growing even faster, says the French company.

Also read: How to (effectively) prepare for the arrival of a robot on your farm

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